|Images Of Earth And Space - NASA; Goddard Space Flight Center|
Demonstrates how observations and supercomputer models are used as tools in studying the earth and space sciences. v
Keywords: NASA; earth science; visualizations
|Sebastian Wernicke: 1000 TEDTalks, 6 words - TED.com|
Sebastian Wernicke thinks every TEDTalk can be summarized in six words. At TEDxZurich, he shows how to do just that -- and less.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxZurich; TED; Talks; statistics; visualizations; 2011
|vj splasz - loops (VARIATIONS) - VJ SPLASZ|
SOME LOOP VARIATIONS by Vj Splasz 400x300 avi files mjpeg codec 25 fps no audio
Keywords: VJ; VISUALIZATIONS; FOOTAGE; SPLASZ, VJ Loop
|Nathalie Miebach: Art made of storms - TED.com|
Artist Nathalie Miebach takes weather data from massive storms and turns it into complex sculptures that embody the forces of nature and time. These sculptures then become musical scores for a string quartet to play.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2011; TED; Talks; art; arts; data; visualizations; 2011
|Naif Al-Mutawa: The New Superheroes - PopTech|
Naif Al-Mutawa is the creator of THE 99 - the first comic series to include multicultural superheroes inspired by an Islamic archetype. A clinical psychologist by training, Al-Mutawa is creating new frameworks for confronting stereotypes and extremism through a cast of characters that derive their power from Allah's 99 attributes.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Society; PopTech 2009; Faith; Visualizations; Psychology; Justice; Art
|Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology - TED.com|
We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do -- Drew Berry wants to change that. At TEDxSydney he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations that help researchers see unseeable processes within our own cells.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxSydney; TED; Talks; arts; biology; science; visualizations; 2011
|Jared Ficklin: New ways to see music (with color! and fire!) - TED.com|
Designer Jared Ficklin creates wild visualizations that let us see music, using color and even fire (a first for the TED stage) to analyze how sound makes us feel. He takes a brief digression to analyze the sound of a skatepark -- and how audio can clue us in to developing creativity.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; creativity; music; visualizations; TED2012; 2012
|Hans Rosling's new insights on poverty - TED.com|
Researcher Hans Rosling uses his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty. He demos Dollar Street, comparing households of varying income levels worldwide. Then he does something really amazing.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2007; TED; Talks; Africa; Asia; Google; development; economics; global issues; health; statistics; visualizations; 2007
|David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization - TED.com|
David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut -- and it may just change the way we see the world.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; complexity; computers; data; design; visualizations; TEDGlobal 2010; 2010
|Jakob Trollback rethinks the music video - TED.com|
What would a music video look like if it were directed by the music, purely as an expression of a great song, rather than driven by a filmmaker's concept? Designer Jakob Trollback shares the results of his experiment in the form.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; art; demo; design; entertainment; film; music; short talk; video; visualizations; TED2007; 2007
|Hans Rosling on HIV: New facts and stunning data visuals - TED.com|
Hans Rosling unveils new data visuals that untangle the complex risk factors of one of the world's deadliest (and most misunderstood) diseases: HIV. He argues that preventing transmissions -- not drug treatments -- is the key to ending the epidemic.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; AIDS; Africa; disease; global issues; presentation; statistics; visualizations; TED2009; 2009
|Dan Dennett on our consciousness - TED.com|
Philosopher Dan Dennett makes a compelling argument that not only don't we understand our own consciousness, but that half the time our brains are actively fooling us.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2003; TED; Talks; brain; consciousness; culture; entertainment; illusion; self; visualizations; 2003
|Demo: Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere - TED.com|
JoAnn Kuchera-Morin demos the AlloSphere, a new way to see, hear and interpret scientific data. Dive into the brain, feel electron spin, hear the music of the elements ... and detect previously unseen patterns that could lead to new discoveries.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2009; TED; Talks; art; math; science; technology; visualizations; 2009
|Assaf Biderman: Sentient Cities - PopTech|
Assaf Biderman is the Associate Director of the SENSEable City Laboratory, an MIT university research group that explores the "real-time city" by studying how distributed technologies can be used to improve our understanding of cities and create a more sustainable ways of interacting in urban environments.
Keywords: PopTech; PopCasts; Technology; Mapping; Climate; Urbanization; Visualizations; Data; PopTech 2009; Mobile
|John Underkoffler points to the future of UI - TED.com|
Minority Report science adviser and inventor John Underkoffler demos g-speak -- the real-life version of the film's eye-popping, tai chi-meets-cyberspace computer interface. Is this how tomorrow's computers will be controlled?
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; computers; design; interface design; invention; technology; visualizations; TED2010; 2010
|Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos Photosynth - TED.com|
Blaise Aguera y Arcas leads a dazzling demo of Photosynth, software that could transform the way we look at digital images. Using still photos culled from the Web, Photosynth builds breathtaking dreamscapes and lets us navigate them.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2007; TED; Talks; collaboration; demo; microsoft; photography; short talk; software; technology; visualizations; 2007
|David Bolinsky animates a cell - TED.com|
Medical animator David Bolinsky presents 3 minutes of stunning animation that show the bustling life inside a cell.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2007; TED; Talks; design; entertainment; film; health; medicine; science; technology; visualizations; 2007
|Evan Grant: Making sound visible through cymatics - TED.com|
Evan Grant demonstrates the science and art of cymatics, a process for making soundwaves visible. Useful for analyzing complex sounds (like dolphin calls), it also makes complex and beautiful designs.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; design; math; presentation; science; visualizations; TEDGlobal 2009; 2009
|Janet Echelman: Taking imagination seriously - TED.com|
Janet Echelman found her true voice as an artist when her paints went missing -- which forced her to look to an unorthodox new art material. Now she makes billowing, flowing, building-sized sculpture with a surprisingly geeky edge. A transporting 10 minutes of pure creativity.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2011; TED; Talks; art; arts; cities; culture; data; design; technology; visualizations; 2011
|Alwar Balasubramaniam: Art of substance and absence - TED.com|
Alwar Balasubramaniam's sculpture plays with time, shape, shadow, perspective: four tricky sensations that can reveal -- or conceal -- what's really out there. At TEDIndia, the artist shows slides of his extraordinary installations.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDIndia 2009; TED; Talks; art; arts; design; entertainment; visualizations; 2009
|Anders Ynnerman: Visualizing the medical data explosion - TED.com|
Today medical scans produce thousands of images and terabytes of data for a single patient in mere seconds, but how do doctors parse this information and determine what's useful? At TEDxGöteborg, scientific visualization expert Anders Ynnerman shows us sophisticated new tools -- like virtual autopsies -- for analyzing this myriad data, and a glimpse at some sci-fi-sounding medical technologies in development...
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxGöteborg 2010; TED; Talks; data; health; medicine; science; technology; visualizations; 2010
|Aaron Koblin: Artfully visualizing our humanity - TED.com|
Artist Aaron Koblin takes vast amounts of data -- and at times vast numbers of people -- and weaves them into stunning visualizations. From elegant lines tracing airline flights to landscapes of cell phone data, from a Johnny Cash video assembled from crowd-sourced drawings to the "Wilderness Downtown" video that customizes for the user, his works brilliantly explore how modern technology can make us more human.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; arts; collaboration; data; design; technology; visualizations; TED2011; 2011
|Margaret Wertheim: The beautiful math of coral - TED.com|
Margaret Wertheim leads a project to re-create the creatures of the coral reefs using a crochet technique invented by a mathematician -- celebrating the amazements of the reef, and deep-diving into the hyperbolic geometry underlying coral creation.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; art; design; math; oceans; science; visualizations; TED2009; 2009
|Eric Sanderson pictures New York -- before the City - TED.com|
400 years after Hudson found New York harbor, Eric Sanderson shares how he made a 3D map of Mannahatta's fascinating pre-city ecology of hills, rivers, wildlife -- accurate down to the block -- when Times Square was a wetland and you couldn't get delivery.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; cities; environment; history; life; nature; sustainability; technology; visualizations; TEDGlobal 2009; 2009
|Paul Debevec animates a photo-real digital face - TED.com|
At TEDxUSC, computer graphics trailblazer Paul Debevec explains the scene-stealing technology behind Digital Emily, a digitally constructed human face so realistic it stands up to multiple takes.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; art; computers; design; film; technology; visualizations; TEDxUSC; 2009
|Kwabena Boahen on a computer that works like the brain - TED.com|
Researcher Kwabena Boahen is looking for ways to mimic the brain's supercomputing powers in silicon -- because the messy, redundant processes inside our heads actually make for a small, light, superfast computer.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2007; TED; Talks; brain; complexity; computers; design; engineering; science; technology; visualizations; 2007
|Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide - TED.com|
At TED2009, Tim Berners-Lee called for "raw data now" -- for governments, scientists and institutions to make their data openly available on the web. At TED University in 2010, he shows a few of the interesting results when the data gets linked up.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2010; TED; Talks; Internet; computers; statistics; visualizations; web; 2010
|Moshe Safdie on building uniqueness - TED.com|
Looking back over his long career, architect Moshe Safdie delves into four of his design projects and explains how he labored to make each one truly unique for its site and its users.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; architecture; collaboration; creativity; design; museums; visualizations; TED2002; 2002
|David Christian: Big history - TED.com|
Backed by stunning illustrations, David Christian narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet, in a riveting 18 minutes. This is "Big History": an enlightening, wide-angle look at complexity, life and humanity, set against our slim share of the cosmic timeline.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2011; TED; Talks; Internet; big bang; cosmos; education; history; humanity; universe; visualizations; 2011
|Alexander Tsiaras: Conception to birth -- visualized - TED.com|
Image-maker Alexander Tsiaras shares a powerful medical visualization, showing human development from conception to birth and beyond. (Some graphic images.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; INK Conference; TED; Talks; design; medical research; science; visualizations; 2010
|What we learned from 5 million books - TED.com|
Have you played with Google Labs' Ngram Viewer? It's an addicting tool that lets you search for words and ideas in a database of 5 million books from across centuries. Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel show us how it works, and a few of the surprising things we can learn from 500 billion words.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDxBoston 2011; TED; Talks; Google; data; design; library; technology; visualizations; writing; 2011
|Beau Lotto: Optical illusions show how we see - TED.com|
Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at your own versatile sense of sight reveals how evolution tints your perception of what's really out there.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; art; brain; consciousness; mind; psychology; science; visualizations; TEDGlobal 2009; 2009
|Richard Wilkinson: How economic inequality harms societies - TED.com|
We feel instinctively that societies with huge income gaps are somehow going wrong. Richard Wilkinson charts the hard data on economic inequality, and shows what gets worse when rich and poor are too far apart: real effects on health, lifespan, even such basic values as trust.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TEDGlobal 2011; TED; Talks; culture; data; global issues; money; social change; visualizations; 2011
|Carolyn Porco flies us to Saturn - TED.com|
Planetary scientist Carolyn Porco shows images from the Cassini voyage to Saturn, focusing on its largest moon, Titan, and on frozen Enceladus, which seems to shoot jets of ice.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2007; TED; Talks; NASA; design; exploration; science; space; technology; universe; visualizations; 2007
|Tom Wujec on 3 ways the brain creates meaning - TED.com|
Information designer Tom Wujec talks through three areas of the brain that help us understand words, images, feelings, connections. In this short talk from TEDU, he asks: How can we best engage our brains to help us better understand big ideas?
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2009; TED; Talks; brain; creativity; design; presentation; technology; visualizations; 2009
|Hans Rosling: Asia's rise -- how and when - TED.com|
Hans Rosling was a young guest student in India when he first realized that Asia had all the capacities to reclaim its place as the world's dominant economic force. At TEDIndia, he graphs global economic growth since 1858 and predicts the exact date that India and China will outstrip the US.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; economics; health; statistics; technology; visualizations; TEDIndia 2009; 2009
|Christopher deCharms looks inside the brain - TED.com|
Neuroscientist and inventor Christopher deCharms demonstrates a new way to use fMRI to show brain activity -- thoughts, emotions, pain -- while it is happening. In other words, you can actually see how you feel.
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; biology; brain; business; demo; medicine; science; short talk; technology; visualizations; TED2008; 2008
|Hans Rosling shows the best stats you've ever seen - TED.com|
You've never seen data presented like this. With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling debunks myths about the so-called "developing world."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; Africa; Asia; Google; demo; development; economics; global issues; health; statistics; visualizations; TED2006; 2006